Where You Should Go For Peking Duck
In Los Angeles, we have a plethora of authentic Chinese restaurants to choose from. For Peking Duck, I can honestly say that Meizhou Dongpo is the best in town right now. If you haven't been, I highly recommend making a trip. They have many locations all around.
Meizhou Dongpo is a namesake in China. Known for their signature Beijing-style roast duck and Sichuanese cuisine, the former mom-and-pop shop turned restaurant empire was chosen out of thousands of restaurants as the official food sponsor for the 2008 Olympics in China.
The Beijing restaurant chain, owned by husband and wife Wang Gang and Liang Di, is named after Wang's birthplace, Meizhou, in Sichuan province. Meizhou Dongpo is an ode to his hometown. In 1996, Wang Gang and his wife opened their first restaurant in Beijing. Since then, the couple has opened 100-plus locations around the world.
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